RP3: Designated Utilities

The American Public Power Association’s Reliable Public Power Provider program recognizes utilities that demonstrate high proficiency in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Below is a list of public power utilities that currently hold the RP3 designation. Utilities keep the RP3 designation for three years.

Click here to learn how to apply for an RP3 designation.

Diamond Level

Austin Energy, TX (2022)
Austin Utilities, MN (2022)
Bay City Electric Light and Power, MI (2020)
Beaches Energy Services, FL (2020)
Benton PUD, WA (2021)
Blue Earth Light and Water, MN (2022)
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, KY (2020)
Braintree Electric Light Department, MA (2021)
Brigham City Public Power, UT (2020)
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, TN (2022)
Brownsville Public Utilities Board, TX (2020)
Bryan Municipal Utilities, OH (2022)
Bryan Texas Utilities, TX (2020)
Burbank Water and Power, CA (2021)
Carthage Water & Electric Plant, MO (2020)
City of Albemarle, NC (2021)
City of Bowling Green, OH (2021)
City of Calhoun, GA (2021)
City of College Station, TX (2021)
City of Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department, OH (2020)
City of Fulton, MO (2020)
City of Georgetown Energy Services, TX (2022)
City of Hamilton Electric Department , OH (2020)
City of High Point Electric Utility, NC (2021)
City of Lompoc Electric, CA (2021)
City of New Bern, NC (2022)
City of Rock Hill, SC (2021)
City of Statesville Electric Utilities, NC (2020)
City of Tallahassee Electric Utility, FL (2021)
City of Troy, AL (2022)
City of Wadsworth Electric and Communications, OH (2022)
City Utilities of Springfield, MO (2020)
Clark Public Utilities, WA (2020)
Clarksville Department of Electricity / CDE Lightband, TN (2020)
Cleveland Utilities, TN (2020)
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, MI (2021)
Colorado Springs Utilities, CO (2021)
Columbus Light & Water, MS (2022)
Conway Corporation, AR (2020)
Cowlitz PUD, WA (2021)
Easton Utilities Commission, MD (2020)
Fayetteville Public Works Commission, NC (2022)
Fort Collins Light and Power, CO (2020)
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, FL (2021)
Gainesville Regional Utilities, FL (2022)
Glendale Water & Power, CA (2021)
Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, MI (2021)
Grand River Dam Authority, OK (2022)
Greenville Utilities Commission, NC (2021)
Hannibal Board of Public Works, MO (2021)
Heber Light & Power, UT (2021)
Hillsdale Board of Public Utilities, MI (2020)
Holland Board of Public Works, MI (2022)
Homestead Energy Services, FL (2020)
Huntsville Utilities, AL (2022)
Idaho Falls Power, ID (2021)
Imperial Irrigation District, CA (2020)
Independence Power & Light, MO (2020)
Jackson Energy Authority, TN (2020)
JEA, FL (2022)
Kaukauna Utilities, WI (2020)
Keys Energy Services, FL (2020)
Kissimmee Utility Authority, FL (2021)
Knoxville Utilities Board, TN (2021)
Lafayette Utilities System, LA (2020)
Lansing Board of Water & Light, MI (2020)
Lexington Utilities, NC (2022)
Lincoln Electric System, NE (2021)
Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments, MA (2020)
Longmont Power & Communications, CO (2020)
Loveland Water and Power, CO (2021)
Lowell Light and Power, MI (2021)
Manitowoc Public Utilities, WI (2021)
Marietta Power, GA (2020)
Marshall Municipal Utilities (MN), MN (2020)
Marshall Municipal Utilities (MO), MO (2020)
Marshfield Utilities, WI (2022)
Mason County PUD No. 3, WA (2020)
Massena Electric Department , NY (2020)
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, TN (2021)
Menasha Utilities, WI (2020)
Moreno Valley Utility, CA (2022)
Morristown Utility Systems, TN (2020)
Muscatine Power & Water, IA (2020)
Nashville Electric Service, TN (2020)
Nebraska Public Power District, NE (2020)
New Braunfels Utilities, TX (2020)
New River Light & Power Company, NC (2020)
New York Power Authority, NY (2022)
Northern Wasco County People's Utility District, OR (2021)
Norwich Public Utilities, CT (2021)
Ocala Electric Utility, FL (2020)
Opelika Power Services, AL (2021)
Owatonna Public Utilities, MN (2022)
Owensboro Municipal Utilities, KY (2021)
Paducah Power System, KY (2020)
Peru Utilities, IN (2020)
Piqua Power System, OH (2021)
PUD #1 of Clallam County, WA (2020)
Rice Lake Utilities, WI (2021)
Richland Center Electric Department, WI (2021)
Ripley Power and Light Company, TN (2022)
Riverside Public Utilities, CA (2020)
Riviera Utilities, AL (2020)
Rochester Public Utilities, MN (2022)
Rocky Mount Public Utilities, NC (2020)
Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (2021)
Salt River Project, AZ (2020)
Santee Cooper, SC (2020)
Seattle City Light, WA (2020)
Shakopee Public Utilities Commission, MN (2021)
Silicon Valley Power, CA (2022)
Springfield Utility Board, OR (2020)
Sun Prairie Utilities, WI (2021)
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant, MA (2021)
Town of Granite Falls, NC (2021)
Town of Smithfield, NC (2021)
Traverse City Light & Power, MI (2021)
Truckee Donner Public Utility District, CA (2021)
Two Rivers Water & Light, WI (2021)
Vernon Public Utilities, CA (2022)
Village of Minster, OH (2020)
Wake Forest Power, NC (2021)
Waverly Utilities, IA (2021)
Westerville Electric Division, OH (2020)
Westfield Gas and Electric, MA (2020)
Willmar Municipal Utilities, MN (2020)
Wilson Energy, NC (2020)
Wisconsin Rapids Water Works & Lighting Commission, WI (2021)
Zeeland Board of Public Works, MI (2022)

Platinum Level

Alameda Municipal Power, CA (2020)
Albany Utilities, GA (2021)
ALP Utilities, MN (2020)
Anderson Municipal Light and Power, IN (2022)
Bolivar Energy Authority, TN (2020)
Borough of Chambersburg, PA (2020)
Borough of Ephrata, PA (2021)
Borough of Lansdale Electric Department, PA (2021)
BrightRidge, TN (2021)
Brookings Municipal Utilities, SD (2022)
BVU Authority, VA (2020)
Cedar Falls Utilities, IA (2020)
City of Ames Electric Services, IA (2021)
City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department, CA (2020)
City of Bartow Electric Dept., IA (2021)
City of Columbia Water & Light, MO (2021)
City of Columbus, Divison of Power, OH (2020)
City of Danville - Department of Power & Light, VA (2021)
City of Dover Electric Department , DE (2020)
City of Elizabeth City, NC (2021)
City of Fort Morgan, CO (2020)
City of Fremont, NE (2021)
City of Grand Island, NE (2020)
City of Harrisonville Electric Department, MO (2021)
City of Kinston, NC (2021)
City of Leesburg Electric Department, FL (2022)
City of Mesa Energy Resources, AZ (2020)
City of Milan Department of Public Utilities, IL (2021)
City of Monroe, NC (2020)
City of Mount Dora Electric, FL (2022)
City of Palo Alto Utilities, CA (2021)
City of Shelby, NC (2021)
City of St. George, UT (2020)
City of Tipp City, OH (2020)
City of Wapakoneta, OH (2020)
Clarksville Connected Utilities, AR (2021)
Coffeyville Municipal Light & Power, KS (2021)
Crawfordsville Electric Light and Power, IN (2020)
Danvers Electric Division, MA (2021)
Denton Municipal Electric, TX (2021)
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities, MN (2020)
Edmond Electric, OK (2020)
Elk River Municipal Utilities , MN (2020)
Evansville Water and Light, WI (2021)
Gaffney Board of Public Works, SC (2020)
Garden City Electric Utilities, KS (2020)
GEUS, TX (2022)
Greenfield Power and Light, IN (2021)
Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works, SC (2021)
Groton Utilities, CT (2020)
Harlan Municipal Utilities, IA (2020)
Henderson Municipal Power and Light, KY (2020)
Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, MA (2021)
Hope Water & Light, AR (2021)
Hutchinson Utilities Commission, MN (2020)
Jackson Center Municipal Electric, OH (2020)
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, KS (2021)
Kaysville City Power and Light, UT (2021)
Lehi City Power, UT (2021)
Lewisburg Electric System, TN (2021)
Long Island Power Authority, NY (2021)
Macon Municipal Utilities, MO (2021)
Mansfield Municipal Electric Department, MA (2021)
McMinnville Water & Light, OR (2022)
Middleborough Gas & Electric Department, MA (2022)
Modesto Irrigation District, CA (2022)
Montpelier Municipal Electric, OH (2020)
Moorhead Public Service, MN (2022)
Municipal Utilities Board of the City of Albertville, AL (2021)
Naperville Electric Utility, IL (2020)
Napoleon Power & Light, OH (2020)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, AZ (2021)
New Prague Municipal Utilities, MN (2021)
Nixa Municipal Utilities, MO (2020)
Oak Harbor Public Power, OH (2021)
Orrville Utilities, OH (2021)
Pasadena Water and Power, CA (2021)
Princeton Electric Plant Board, KY (2020)
Reading Municipal Light Department, MA (2021)
Redding Electric Utility, CA (2021)
Richmond Power & Light, IN (2022)
River Falls Municipal Utilities, WI (2021)
Rock Falls Electric Department, IL (2021)
Rockwood Electric Utility, TN (2020)
Saint Peter Municipal Utilities, MN (2022)
Snohomish PUD, WA (2022)
Springville City Electric Department, UT (2021)
Sterling Municipal Light Dept., MA (2022)
Stillwater Electric Utility, OK (2021)
Tillamook People's Utility District, OR (2021)
Town of Apex, NC (2020)
Town of Front Royal, VA (2022)
Town of Tarboro, NC (2020)
Tullahoma Utilities Authority, TN (2021)
Turlock Irrigation District, CA (2020)
Village of Versailles, OH (2020)
Waupun Utilities, WI (2022)
Weatherford Municipal Utility System, TX (2020)

Gold Level

Brainerd Public Utilities, MN (2021)
City of Cartersville Electric System, GA (2021)
City of Gastonia, NC (2021)
City of Highland, IL (2020)
City of Jackson, MO (2022)
City of Lodi Electric Utility, CA (2021)
City of Lumberton, NC (2021)
City of Milford Electric, DE (2020)
City of Monett, MO (2021)
City of Newark, DE (2020)
City of Newberry, SC (2021)
City of Newton, NC (2022)
City of Ottawa, KS (2021)
City of Painesville Electric Division, OH (2020)
City of Princeton, IL (2020)
City of Santa Clara, UT (2020)
City of Seaford , DE (2020)
City of Seguin, TX (2020)
City of Wellington, KS (2020)
City of Winfield, KS (2022)
Cleveland Public Power, OH (2022)
Fort Valley Utility Commission, GA (2022)
Harriman Utility Board, TN (2020)
Harrisonburg Electric Commission, VA (2020)
Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant, MA (2020)
Hurricane City Power, UT (2022)
Ipswich Electric Light Department, MA (2022)
Kerrville Public Utility Board, TX (2021)
Kirkwood Electric Department, MO (2021)
Lassen Municipal Utility District, CA (2020)
Lewes BPW, DE (2021)
McMinnville Electric System, TN (2021)
Newnan Utilities, GA (2021)
Paris Board of Public Utilities, TN (2021)
PES Energize, TN (2022)
Plymouth Utilities, WI (2022)
Rolla Municipal Utilities, MO (2022)
Scottsboro Electric Power Board, AL (2020)
St. Clairsville Electric, OH (2021)
Tell City Electric Department, IN (2020)
Town of Clayton, NC (2022)
Town of Cornelius, NC (2020)
Town of Huntersville, NC (2020)
Town of Pineville, NC (2020)
Utilities Commission, City of New Smyrna Beach, FL (2022)
Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department, MA (2021)
Washington City Power Department, UT (2022)